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Former Atlanta Falcons player arrested in Gwinnett County

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was pulled over and arrested in Gwinnett County. The 37-year-old was pulled over last Friday for improper use of the HOV lane and was caught driving with a suspended license, according to jail records.


Georgia city eyes safety policies after park electrocution

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — After a boy's electrocution at a public park last year, an east Georgia city is reworking its safety policy and inspection process. Melquan Robinson, 12, died after he touched a fence that had been accidentally electrified in October, The Augusta Chronicle reported. It happened a


Gwinnett police looking for suspects in j$100K ewelry heist

Gwinnett County police are asking for the public’s help to find two men accused of walking into a jewelry store in the Lawrenceville area, smashing display cases and stealing about $100,000 in jewelry on Monday.


Hundreds prepare for sunrise service at Stone Mountain

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Hundreds of people are preparing to worship at one of metro Atlanta's oldest Easter traditions. For the past 75 years, people have gathered at Stone Mountain for the sunrise service.


$200K worth of jewelry gone in 30 seconds by a duo of Georgia mall thieves

Two men allegedly used a hammer to smash through a glass display inside a Georgia jewelry store and got away with $200,000 worth of diamond rings, according to police reports. On April 15, one of the suspects walked into the Crescent Jewelers inside the Sugarloaf Mills Mall and expressed interest to


Robbery nabs over $100K in stolen jewelry

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A brazen, mid-day robbery at a jewelry store resulted in the theft of $100,000 in merchandise, and Gwinnett police are still looking for the suspects. On Monday, April 15, around 11:50 a.m., a pair of unidentified suspects entered the Crescent Jewelers at 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway


THE LATEST: 1 killed, several injured after downtown chase, wreck

One person is dead and several are injured after a man led state troopers on a high-speed chase through downtown Atlanta that ended when he struck two cars, police said. The chase began about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when a Georgia State Patrol trooper traveling south on Spring Street noticed a black Dodg


WATCH: Thieves drive car into Loganville gun shop, steal firearms

Police are looking for at least three men they say drove a stolen car into a Loganville gun shop Friday morning before helping themselves to several firearms. Surveillance footage shows a man in a Mercury Grand Marquis plow through the X3 Firearms along Atlanta Highway about 5 a.m.


Marijuana edibles becoming growing issue in Georgia, nationwide

ATLANTA, GA. (CBS46) Marijuana edibles are becoming a growing issue for the state and there is especially a concern about children getting their hands on them. They're taking up more and more space inside the GBI crime lab.

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Four-star addition moves UGA back into top 10 in team rankings

Georgia has gained a commitment from a four-star prospect and it has allowed the Bulldogs to surge five spots in the industry-generated 247Sports Composite team rankings. Sugar Land (Texas) Kempner offensive lineman Akinola Ogunbiyi chose UGA over Oklahoma, Texas A&M, LSU, and Ohio State on Saturday


North Georgia couple's dream of opening a men's and women's clothing boutique blossoms into three retail locations

Zach Cross is 31 years old with a college degree in business administration; Courtney Cross is 30 with degree in communications with a focus on human resources. Together, the young entrepreneurs are in their sixth year of running a profitable business.


Veteran suicides draw new attention after two Georgia deaths

ATLANTA (Tribune News Service) — Olen Hancock, whose life had faded in many ways, shot himself outside the entrance of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Decatur earlier this month. He was 68.


Only 39 rental units available for every 100 low-income families in Georgia

Updated: April 20, 2019, 4:47 p.m. Two new reports from national nonprofits and research groups link a shortage of affordable housing with poorer health outcomes, and that correlation is evident in low-income neighborhoods across Gainesville and Hall County.


Falcons all-time leading receiver arrested for driving on suspended license

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) The man who holds the record for the most receiving yards in Atlanta Falcons history, was arrested for traffic violations in Gwinnett County. Roddy White, a 4-time Pro Bowler, was arrested on April 12 and charged with driving illegally in an HOV lane and driving on a suspended o

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Body found in Houston apartment could be tied to missing person case

HOUSTON — A body found wrapped under a mattress in a Houston apartment could be related to a missing person case in March, theHouston Chronicle reported. A worker found the badly decomposed body stuffed between a mattress and box spring Thursday around 11:30 p.m. while cleaning the apartment, KHOU r


Man found shot inside Landmark Diner in Atlanta

ATLANTA — A man who was found shot several times inside the Landmark Diner in downtown Atlanta was conscious and breathing when officers arrived, but refused to say who shot him, according to Atlanta Police.


Gang members sentenced in 'the most horrific death' in recent county history

(Editor's note: Details of this murder are graphic and disturbing. Reader discretion is advised) For more than an hour, Christopher Dean was brutally beaten with a two-by-four and a crowbar.


Stone Mountain-Lithonia: 3 Foreclosed Homes Near You

STONE MOUNTAIN-LITHONIA, GA — Do you feel like affordable houses are hard to find in your community? Why not look at foreclosures in the area? You may just find a diamond in the rough!


Large sinkhole shuts down road between Rockdale schools in Conyers

Police said that since they posted video and photos of the sinkhole, it has grown so much that it swallowed up police barricades. A bridge at Eastview Road and Norton Road is shut down after water from Boar Tusk Branch Creek completely flooded the roadway.


What to expect on I-985 in South Hall next few months

Updated: April 20, 2019, 5:08 p.m. Motorists on Interstate 985 might want to keep a GPS device handy as they travel in South Hall the next few months. Completion of the new Exit 14 interchange between Oakwood and Flowery Branch, fixing a faulty bridge that’s part of the interchange work and efforts